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FURY IW/CRY Mission Tech (SkillBridge Intern) - 12513

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Virginia Beach, VA, Virginia, United States

Company: HII's Mission Technologies division

Requisition Number: 12513 

Required Travel: 0 - 10% 

Employment Type: Temporary Worker

Hours Per Week: 40.00 

Security Clearance: Secret 

Level of Experience: Mid 


This is an UNPAID internship through the DoD SkillBridge Program for transitioning active-duty US military personnel. DoD SkillBridge Internships are available to help transitioning active-duty military personnel gain real-world experience in the work force sometime during their final 180 days of active-duty service. The intern will actively train on meaningful projects and work closely with a mentor and with senior company leadership. HII Mission Technologies (HII-MT) Internship programs are focused on placing transitioning military into internships that require KSAs, Education & Military Training similar to their current or previous military jobs; positions that could easily transition over to a full-time regular and permanent job with HII-MT.

Program of Instruction

The Skillbridge intern will train as an Information Warfare (IW) and Cryptologic Warfare (CRY) Mission Technician with HII-Mission Technologies, reporting to HII Supervisor Kevin Foster, Program Manager, with the goal of learning FURY Systems Operations and Maintenance principles, technologies, and core device functions, as well as the roles and responsibilities of working in a federated FURY system environment.  The intern will be assigned special projects as needed.




Desired End State (3-4 month target)
- At the end of three months, the intern will be able to operate both fixed site and Mobile FURY systems, conduct maintenance, and coordinate and execute FURY EMW/IW training missions to Fleet consumers.  
- The intern will develop an understanding of FURY technical documentation and project management.
- Mission Technologies will benefit from the military background of the Skillbridge intern and considers the Skillbridge internship an overall positive experience. 


- Skillbridge Intern will possess at minimum an Active Secret Security Clearance. 
- Skillbridge Intern will be available during core hours for critical meetings and training.


Training Plan 

Phase 1 - Basics 
- Week 1: In processing, Introductions/office familiarization
- Week 2: Intro to World-Wide FURY
- Week 3: Intro to the World-Wide FURY Watch-center
- Week 4: Intro to Mobile FURY
- Week 5: Intro to FURY Training Support Vessels (TSVs)


Phase 2 - FURY Watch Center Operation 
- Week 6: FURY Mission management
- Week 7: FURY Payload development
- Week 8: FURY Special Signals   
- Week 9: FURY Mission execution


Phase 3 - Mobile FURY, TSV FURY, Watch-standing, Troubleshooting & Maintenance, Administration 
- Week 10: Mobile FURY Operations 
- Week 11: TSV FURY Operations
- Week 12: FURY VROC Watch-standing 
- Week 13: WWF Troubleshooting
- Week 14: WWF Maintenance 
- Week 15: WWF Applications and Administration
- Week 16: WWF Applications and Administration


Additional Goals
- Introduction to a Data Center Environment
- Introduction to a Network Operation Center (NOC) Environment
- IP Address Management 
- Development of Technical Documentation for Systems Operations and Engineering
- Project Management

Minimum Qualifications

Active-Duty Military ONLY within final 180 days of active-duty service. Education and Experience dependent on Program of Instruction.

- Must have a current/active DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Requirements

Active-duty military experience supporting Information Warfare & Cryptologic Warfare operations in a Network Operations Center or Data Enterprise Center environments for the DoD. 

Physical Requirements

Physical Requirements will vary and is dependent on the Program of Instruction.

This opportunity resides with Live, Virtual, Constructive Solutions, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. As a trusted partner to our military customers, we design, develop and operate systems that bring together service members from across the globe to help you train like you fight, because we understand that preparation requires full coordination—not readiness in piece parts.


HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit:


HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.